Having Your Say : A Handbook for Ward Committees

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Publisher: Centre for Public Participation (CPP), Durban (English) Description: This handbook provides handy hints, practical ideas and guidance for running ward committees in the South African governance system. It is designed to provide councillors and ward committee members with a series of steps to take when working in their ward committees. […]

Toolkit for Localising the Millennium Development Goals : A UNDP Capacity Development Resource

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Publisher: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Bureau for Development Policy. Capacity Development Group, New York, NY Etc. (English) Description: The purpose of this toolkit is to develop capacities of local governments and their communities to ensure a strong Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) focus in their local development strategies and effective and […]

Decentralisation and Community-Based Planning

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Goldman, Ian Publisher: International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), London (English) Description: Community Based Planning (CBP) as a means of promoting community involvement in development projects, and ensuring stronger linkages between community and local government, is assessed. Tips for trainers are included. Link: http://pubs.iied.org/pdfs/9312IIED.pdf Imported from id 564313 Rec 102 […]

Local Economic Development Agencies : International Co-Operation for Human Development, Economic Democracy and Poverty Reduction

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Catenacci, Bruno Publisher: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Etc., New York, NY Etc. (English) Description: A LEDA is a legal,local partnership arrangement between the main public and private institutions with the aim of maximizing the endogenous economic potential and competitive advantage of a territory in a global context, by making use […]

Local Economic Development in Post-Crises Situations : Operational Guide

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Gasser, Martin Publisher: International Labour Office (ILO), Geneva (English) Description: The major objective of the guide is to illustrate: (1) why local economic development is particularly effective in post-crisis situations; and (2) how to implement LED in practice. It includes practical step-by-step methodologies and toolkits. Link: http://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/@ed_emp/@emp_ent/documents/instructionalmaterial/wcms_101318.pdf Imported from id 694278 […]

Sourcebook for Community Driven Development in Sub-Saharan Africa : Community Driven Development in the Africa Region

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Aiyar, Swaminthan S. Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC (English) Description: This sourcebook describes a variety of practical techniques that can be tailored to the particular conditions in each country. Examples relate to Africa but can be applied elsewhere. There is considerable evidence that participation and decentralization have worked in many countries. […]

Responding to Citizens’ Needs : Local Governance and Social Services for All : Report

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Rosenbaum, Allan; Svensson, Arne Publisher: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Etc., New York, NY Etc. (English) Description: This forum was held in Stockholm, Sweden, from 2-5 May 2000, for representatives of national governments, local authorities, civil society organizations and United Nations agencies to share experiences and best practices in local governance […]